Timeline of Mongols prior to the Mongol Empire

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The Zubu and Shiwei in relation to the Khitans.

This is a timeline of Mongols prior to the Mongol Empire.


8th century


700Chinese records mention a tribe called "Mengwu", probably pronounced "Mung-nguet" at the time, inhabiting Manchuria [1]

10th century


908 Abaoji attacks the Shiwei [2]


928 Khongirad rebels against the Liao dynasty in the north [3]


950Chinese records mention a "Mengwu" tribe living in the grasslands west of the Greater Khingan and southeast of Lake Baikal [1]


965 Khongirad and Shiwei tribes rebel against the Liao dynasty [4]


997 Zubu Poosy rebel against the Liao dynasty [5]

11th century


1007 Zubu tribes rebel against the Liao dynasty [5]


1050 Khaidu, "the first to rule all the Mongols", is born [6]


1069 Zubu tribes rebel against the Liao dynasty [5]


1084"Mengwu" visit the Liao dynasty court [1]

12th century


1100 Khaidu dies [6]


1118 Zubu tribes rebel against the Liao dynasty [5]


1146 Khabul Khan of the Khamag Mongols, great-grandson of Khaidu, rebels against the Jin dynasty [7]


1160Conflict with the Jin dynasty reduces the Mongol tribes and the Borjigin clan to destitution [6]
1162 Temüjin is born in Delüün Boldog near Burkhan Khaldun to the Mongol chieftain Yesugei and Hoelun [8]

Genghis Khan's ancestors

Borte Chino (Grey Wolf) and his wife was Gua Maral (White Doe)


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